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Petition to book Geo TV officials rejected

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ISLAMABAD: District and Sessions Judge, Justice of Peace, Zeba Chaudhry, on Thursday dismissed petitions against airing of statement of senior anchor Hamid Mir’s brother Amir Mir about the ISI and refused to pass orders to book the Geo TV officials in this regard. The petitions had sought action against Geo TV for airing this statement. […]

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PEMRA disowns another private members’ meeting

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ISLAMABAD: Despite being ‘disowned’ by officials of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), its five private members convened another board meeting on Wednesday where they decided to push for the implementation of their earlier decisions. In their last meeting, the private members had resolved to suspend the licences of three Geo TV channels; Geo […]

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Geo moves Pemra to hear its case on merit

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ISLAMABAD: Geo television has moved Pemra, holding that before proceeding on the complaint of the Ministry of Defence the authority should take the opinion of the Council of Complaints (CoC) under the Pemra law and that Geo should be heard on the merits of the points raised in the complaint under Section 30(3) of the […]

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SHO told to record petitioners’ version

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LAHORE/DI KHAN: An additional district & sessions court on Saturday directed the SHO Islampura to record the version of petitioners on three appeals for a case against Geo management for airing objectionable content in its morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’. The petitioners sought FIR against GEO’s chief executive Mir Shakilur Rehman, the show’s host Shaista […]

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Protests against Geo TV continue unabated

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PESHAWAR: Protest rallies against Geo TV were staged in several cities across the country for a third consecutive day on Saturday. In Peshawar, activists of the Tehreek Jawanan Pakistan (TJP) gathered outside the Peshawar Press Club and demanded the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) suspend Geo TV’s licence for airing of objectionable content on […]

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